A People & A Nation (AP® Edition)

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Authors : Mary Beth Norton; Carol Sheriff; David W. Blight; Howard P. Chudacoff; Fredrik Logevall; Beth Bailey


1072 Pages  Hardcover 

9th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008

©2012, Published


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A PEOPLE AND A NATION is a best-selling text offering a spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors' attention to race and racial identity and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging... more


Global perspective on American history is incorporated throughout the text: "Links to the World” essays help readers make connections between U.S. history and the history of the greater world.

Coverage of the diversity of America’s people: By examining differences within the broad ethnic categories... more

New to this Edition

New "Visualizing the Past” feature uses images as primary sources to explore major themes. Sources include images of an artifact, a painting, a photograph, an advertisement, and so on. The illustrations and extended captions help students understand how the careful examination of visual materials ca... more